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School Climate & Safety School Shootings Reach Record Level, Data Show
There have been 35 school shootings so far in 2022, more than in any single year since Education Week began tracking the incidents in 2018.
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A Tulsa Police officer films the area outside of the McLain High School football stadium after a shooting during a football game Friday, Sept. 30, 2022 in Tulsa, Okla. Police say a teenager was killed and another was wounded in a shooting at a high school homecoming football game in Oklahoma Friday night.
A Tulsa, Okla., police officer films the area outside of the McLain High School football stadium after a shooting during a football game Sept. 30. Police say a teenager was killed and another wounded in a shooting at a homecoming football game.
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School & District Management 7 Ways School Leaders Can Master Nonverbal Communication
A leadership expert shares advice for using nonverbal communication to improve interactions and get the right message across.
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Families & the Community 'Parental Rights' Poised to Be Hot Issue in School Board Races
A fast-growing conservative group is pushing a parents' rights pledge for school board candidates.
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Recruitment & Retention From Our Research Center Schools’ Staffing Challenges Persist in New Year
Schools are still struggling to fill special education and other positions as the school year gets underway.
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Privacy & Security Should School Districts Pay a Ransomware Demand? It's Not Always Simple
Deciding whether to pay a ransomware demand depends on a district's own risk-benefit analysis.
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A surge in fentanyl overdoses is affecting students. LAUSD’s Alberto Carvalho offers advice for educators on the frontlines.
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Alberto Carvalho, superintendent of the Los Angeles Unified School District, speaks at a news conference at the Roybal Learning Center in Los Angeles on Sept. 6, 2022.
Alberto Carvalho, superintendent of the Los Angeles Unified School District, speaks at a news conference at the Roybal Learning Center in Los Angeles on Sept. 6, 2022.
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For some students, climate change advocacy can help alleviate stress about the impacts of a warming planet. Schools can support that work.
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Climate activists pose for a photo after a march from the White House to the U.S. Capitol on March 25, 2022 as they take part in a global strike demanding action from the Biden administration on climate change.
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Second grader Tiffinie Tillis works with dean of students Andrea Keck while visiting a sensory room at Quincy Elementary School, Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2021, in Topeka, Kan. The rooms are designed to relieve stresses faced by students as they return to classrooms amid the ongoing pandemic.
Second grader Tiffinie Tillis works with dean of students Andrea Keck while visiting a sensory room at Quincy Elementary School, Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2021, in Topeka, Kan. The rooms are designed to relieve stresses faced by students as they return to classrooms amid the ongoing pandemic.
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